How to install Nvidia's driver

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How to install Nvidia's driver

Postby junior-s on Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:29 am

There's no addicional drivers, so how do I do it?

The version Ubuntu offers me from Jockey is 310.14
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Re: How to install Nvidia's driver

Postby kc1di on Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:51 am

The latest I've seen by x-swat team is 304.64 I don't believe jockey would have offered you 310 don't think it's been released yet.
If you want the latest driver compiled by the Ubuntu x-swat team you'll have to add their PPA to your repository list.
you can do that by going to the following page and following the instructions there:

http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/ubuntu-x-swat

then you can install the latest from them either by jockey or teminal or synaptic.
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Re: How to install Nvidia's driver

Postby viking777 on Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:12 am

Additional drivers is part of software sources now (or so I am led to believe, for reasons I won't go into software sources doesn't run on my computer so I can't check this out).
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Re: How to install Nvidia's driver

Postby junior-s on Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:14 am

Ppas are very outdated, there are 313.x already. Jockey offers 310.14 on Ubuntu as the latest "experimental". I'll give manual install a shot
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Re: How to install Nvidia's driver

Postby kc1di on Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:33 am

310.14 is the latest available via the mint repositories.
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Re: How to install Nvidia's driver

Postby Gandalf the White on Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:33 am

I'm not sure if this is what you are looking for, but it worked for me.
Call up the Synaptic Package Manager
Search for boinc-nvidia-cuda
Select the package for downloading.
Click on Apply.

I hope this helps...Gandalf
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